March 13–17 Spring Break Week Drop-In Activities
National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, Oklahoma City
Info: It is Spring Break week for Oklahoma City Public Schools and surrounding districts! Drop by and participate in family-friendly activities inspired by different temporary exhibitions on view in the galleries. Create make-and-take activities each day while supplies last. Perfect for homeschoolers too, these activities are free to Museum members or with Museum admission. 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. (Except Where Noted)
March 13 – Bandanna Decorating
Decorate your very own bandanna in honor of the Museum’s new exhibit A Yard of Turkey Red: The Western Bandanna.
March 14 – Fun with Illustration
Become a junior illustrator by making your own paperback book cover inspired by the exhibit The Artistry of the Western Paperback.
March 15 – Threadwork Bracelets
Learn the art of wrapping thread as seen in the exhibit Power and Prestige: Headdresses of the American Plains.
March 16 – Paisley Pop Art
Learn about the origins of the decorative element seen on most contemporary bandannas and design your own paisley canvas pop art based on the exhibit A Yard of Turkey Red: The Western Bandanna.
March 17 – Hollywood Hunt
Screening Times: 10:00 a.m., 12:30 p.m., and 2:30 p.m.
Dub and Mozelle Richardson Theater and Museum Galleries
Join us for a special screening of The Cowboys starring John Wayne. After the film, partake in a scavenger hunt that takes families through the temporary exhibit Hollywood and the American West and the Museum’s Western Performers Gallery to explore the classic icons of Western films.